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75

Boston Globe

A rather witty, streetwise comedy/action movie with a lot going for it.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The plot is formula all the way, but Lawrence has found a way to incorporate the physical techniques of the great silent stars with his...
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75

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
It isn't particularly subtle or original. But it's a good-natured late-summer romp fueled by Lawrence's manic shtick.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Apart from Lawrence's goofing, Blue Streak isn't much of a movie.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A Martin Lawrence performance that deserves comparison with Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy, with a touch of Mel Gibson's zaniness in the...
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75

USA Today

By Andy Seiler
Thinking isn't going to do anyone a bit of good during Blue Streak. Turn off your brain instead and you might enjoy it.
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50

Miami Herald

By Curtis Morgan
The story is stale, action uninspired, pacing lackadaisical. The whole production looks a little cut-rate, too.
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
The comedian's thankful willingness to do anything for Blue Streak...is its redeeming grace.
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33

Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
An empty reminder that Martin Lawrence can be pretty funny, in a spastic, loose-limbed way -- maybe next time he'll get a worthwhile script.
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
How lame have high-concept, no-brain comedies gotten?
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